The dangers of self-medication on personal health


Jane had been suffering from persistent headaches for several days. She had a busy schedule and she didn’t want to take time off work to see a doctor. Instead, she decided to self-medicate and bought over-the-counter pain relievers from a nearby pharmacy. At first, the painkillers seemed to work. Jane was able to manage her … Read more

The best pull-up bars for home use, according to personal trainers

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Photo Credit: Collage created by Tyler Schoeber using resellers below The pull-up is the easiest and hardest exercise humanly possible. It seems simple to pull your body weight up to arms’ length, yet very few people have the upper body and core strength to do it. Beyond that, purchasing a machine that can support stable … Read more

5 tips for working out on vacation, according to a personal trainer

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Jordan Siemens/Getty Images An exercise physiologist says the holidays are the perfect time to try out new workouts. She recommends scheduling your workouts throughout the day so you’re committed to doing them. You can also use the exercise as a way to explore a new position. While going on vacation can feel stressful if you … Read more

I am a personal trainer and this is one of the best exercises to strengthen my back muscles

I’m a personal trainer and back extensions are one of the best compound exercises for strengthening my back, glutes, hamstrings, and core muscles. It’s easy to screw up and injure your lower back doing the exercise, so I explain how to do it safely below and the many benefits you may expect. Back extensions primarily … Read more

I Tried This 5-Move Abs Workout From Kim Kardashian’s Personal Trainer: Here Are My Results

This 5-move no-equipment abs workout will set your core on fire, according to its creator Senada Greca. If you’ve never heard of her, she is Kim Kardashian’s personal trainer and a renowned fitness entrepreneur. So she knows a thing or two about building muscle. The Greca abs workout can be done anywhere – just add … Read more